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fax

fax

 
pronunciation:
faeks
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb & intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a system or machine for producing printed facsimiles of documents, pictures, and the like by electronic transmission from another location.
similar words:
facsimile
definition 2: a facsimile that is so produced.
similar words:
facsimile
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of or denoting a system or machine that produces printed facsimiles of electronically transmitted documents, pictures, and the like.
 
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: faxed, faxes, faxing
definition: to transmit (a printed document, picture, or the like) to be electronically duplicated at another location.
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